I didn vote for Julian Assange to single handedly run the government and I do not approve of releasing government secrets to the world. The fantasy that openness will somehow improve government functioning or benefit citizens is very dangerous. Whatever enemies we have will certainly be cheered by the damage that Assange has done.
Sounds too familiar? As parents, we easily fall into the trap of wanting to control our children. This is especially true with Asian parents. Traditional Chinese culture is based on Confucius ethics, especially on the subject of filial piety. Afghans organized forums where women challenged presidential hopefuls on economic, political and social issues, and the country’s burgeoning media outlets promoted an almost non stop run of televised candidate debates. At the grassroots level, activists organized poetry competitions that drew on treasured Afghan traditions, and ran a radio show to raise awareness about rule of law. There was even a rap video contest to devise an election anthem, and graffiti promoting a peaceful election, to engage the youth who are so important to the process and to Afghanistan’s future..
In a thirty five minute main set at The Haunt in Brighton, Starcrawler whipped up a frenzy and delivered an unforgettable, unmissable performance. In all the time they were on the stage, aside from to address “the old geezers at the back”, the band barely spoke, but they didn’t need to. The performance was exhilarating; packed full of passion and fury.
Onions have anticoagulant properties, also called “blood thinners” preventing blood clots, thereby assuring better blood circulation resulting in less risk of suffering from heart attack. Onions contain the flavonoid, quercetin, which helps reduce blood pressure and inflammation. Eating raw onions can increase the production of good cholesterol (HDL)..
Other names for it are silverleaf, cottonweed, lady never fade, Indian posy and ladies’ tobacco. Since it came from Europe, Indian posy seems inappropriate and I doubt whether ladies smoked it. But they did use it for coughs and as a poultice for bruises in pioneer days.
Modern day handbags are also seen as a status symbol that signify power and wealth. Consequently, the demand for luxury and premium handbags is gaining popularity and is being considered as individualistic identity and fashion statement. These bags have become the most desirable fashion accessory after footwear and jewelry.
“No question about it, mining is an impactive industry.”In the suit, the environmental groups called that study “incomplete and unlawfully insufficient” basis for the federal agency to approve the four mining permits.The permits were all for one company, Mosaic. Mosaic spokeswoman Jackie Barron said the environmental groups’ claims “are without merit; and their lawsuit threatens the jobs of thousands of Floridians . The federal permits were issued following the most comprehensive environmental review process in the history of our industry.”The groups that sued are the Center for Biological Diversity, People for Protecting Peace River, ManaSota 88 and Suncoast Waterkeeper.Last month, despite vocal public opposition, the Manatee County Commission approved a zoning change to accommodate Mosaic’s mining expansion there.